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Pandemic could be boon or bust for charter school enrollment

Rebecca Garcia has noticed a significant uptick in the number of social media advertisements for alternative schooling: online schools, charter schools, companies selling homeschool...
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Health officials announce plans to boost COVID-19 contact tracing

Health officials this week announced plans to hire hundreds of contact tracers to map the spread of COVID-19 throughout the state as hotels and...
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Casino, hotel employees to test waters as state government stays closed

As hotel and casino workers don masks and gloves to face what industry insiders and government officials hope will be a socially-distanced onslaught of...
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Schools grapple with how to safely reopen this August

The opening of a charter school has been delayed a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, underscoring just how monumental the task of operating...
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DETR to upgrade phone system, but still can’t say when they’ll answer your call

Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation wants everyone to know they will get to your claims "in the order in which they were...

State aims to ramp up COVID-19 testing as restrictions relaxed

As more Nevada businesses reopen under Phase 2, testing for COVID-19 has ramped up in the state and on Monday Gov. Steve Sisolak announced...
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Already bottom-ranked, Nevada unprepared for ‘mental health catastrophe’

Mental health providers across the country are reporting increased demand for their services as the nation grapples with an uncertain economic environment and the...
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Cortez Masto says McConnell hurting his own constituents

During a call with a local union members Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said any attempts by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to...
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Lawmakers told redistricting will demand special session in 2021

The Nevada Legislature will need to call a special session next year to finalize redrawing its political districts, a task that was scheduled for...
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Horsford, House panel hear how COVID-19 exposes structural racism

WASHINGTON -- The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately harmed communities of color, laying bare the systemic racial disparities across the United States, experts told lawmakers...

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